Employment

Friends of the Zoo/Chattanooga Zoo offers both part and full-time positions for different areas in the zoo such as general and exhibit maintenance, animal care, guest services, and other professional positions. Please see current openings displayed at the bottom of this page for information on job availability at the Chattanooga Zoo.

Interested in volunteering at the zoo? Check out our Volunteer information.

It's great to work at the zoo! We offer all of our full-time employees:

  • 50% paid medical insurance
  • Personal time off
  • Company provided uniform shirts
  • Opportunities for personal and professional development
  • Opportunities for professional advancement


















Friends of the Zoo, Inc. offers positions in many areas such as general and exhibit maintenance, animal care, guest services, and other professional positions. Friends of the Zoo is an equal-opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. It does not discriminate in employment opportunities and practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need additional information or have questions, please contact:

Elizabeth Crowe
Chattanooga Zoo
301 N. Holtzclaw Ave.
Chattanooga, TN 37404
Telephone: (423) 643-5788
Fax: (423) 697-1329
crowe_l@chattzoo.org

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